Welcome to the Department of Economics

Economics at Northeastern focuses on the application of economics to real-world problems of policy and business.

Our undergraduate program features co-op work experience integrated with classroom studies and undergraduate research opportunities. Our Master’s program provides students with the analytical skills and experience necessary for a wide range of jobs and career advancement. Our PhD degree in applied economics readies students to lead research in government, consulting, and legal support as well as prepares them to teach economics.

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
301 Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
fax: 617.373.3640
email: econ@neu.edu


Department of Economics News

Bust Up America’s Monopolies Before They Do More Harm

Bloomberg View August 3, 2017..
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Massachusetts economy surged in second quarter

According to Prof Clayton-Matthews, the growth in the Massachusetts economy is in line with swings in economic activity in recent years. The Boston Globe July 31, 2017..
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Is Amazon getting too big?

Professor John Kwoka’s research on merger retrospectives is cited in this July 28 Washington Post article…
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Summer jobs for teens wane even as research finds big benefits

In this Christian Science Monitor article, Assistant Professor Sasser Modestino speaks about the advantages of summer employment for youth in Boston…
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It’s not just banks anymore.

John Kwoka’s research on US Merger Policy is cited in this July 24 Washington Post article…
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09/11/2017 - 12/19/2017

NU Economics Society Meeting

for NU undergrads
Mondays at 6:00 p.m.
West Village Room 106..
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Inequality in America: How Do We Achieve an Economy That Works for All

The Economic Policy Forum Fall 2017
Inaugural Event
Jeffrey Frankel

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Shillman Hall 220..
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09/12/2017 - 12/06/2017

Fed Challenge

for NU undergrads
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Lake Hall room 316..
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Welcome from the Chair

Some thoughts and advice to all students as we begin a new academic year.

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Meet the New Faculty

The Department of Economics is pleased to welcome the new faculty for 2017-2018.

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Photo Gallery: Fall 2017 Graduate Orientation Reception

Thank you to the faculty and graduate students for attending the Graduate Orientation Reception.

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